African Plant Database

Aeschynomene abyssinica (A. Rich.) Vatke
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Basionym : Rueppelia abyssinica A. Rich.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene rueppelii Baker
 Rueppelia abyssinica A. Rich.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aeschynomene glutinosa Taub. (1896)
=Aeschynomene kilimandscharica Taub. ex Engl. (1892)
=Aeschynomene claessensii De Wild. (1925)
=Aeschynomene kapiriensis De Wild. (1914)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect branched shrub or herb 0,8-4,5 m tall; stems puberulous with sometimes viscid tubercular-based hairs when young, later glabrous; epidermis at length peeling in thin pieces; leaves often fasciculate.
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Ecology : Scrub in rocky places; swamp edges; Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland; bamboo-forest edges; beside streams; humid places;

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 299 (2006).
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